Sunday, July 30, 2023

Australian Idol runner up Emily Williams set to star as Rachel Marron in UK production of The Bodyguard by Belaid S

The production team behind The Bodyguard is pleased to announce that esteemed Australian recording artist Emily Williams will assume the

SOURCE: at 12:47AM
Monday, June 5, 2023

Matthew López on ‘Some Like It Hot,’ Remaking ‘The Bodyguard’ and Directing the Gay Rom-Com ‘Red, White & Royal Blue’ by Brent Lang

As Matthew López prepared for the London debut of “The Inheritance,” his epic drama about the AIDS epidemic and its painful aftershocks, he was simultaneously outlining a first draft of…

SOURCE: Variety at 09:39AM
Thursday, June 1, 2023

Badly behaved theatregoers: ‘A woman urinated in a stairwell adjacent to where we were sitting’ by Tom Ambrose

Guardian readers share their experiences of appalling audience antics, including heckling, eating sushi and being sick in the seats The thorny issue of theatre etiquette has come under the s…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:18PM
Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Theatregoers: have you witnessed bad audience behaviour? by Guardian Community Team

Amid fears that theatre audience behaviour is getting worse, we would like to hear about your experiences The thorny issue of theatre etiquette has come under the spotlight following a numbe…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:12AM
Tuesday, April 18, 2023

When To Belt Out In Song And Not Belt The Person Sitting Behind You by Joe Patti

By now most people have probably heard about the brawl between audience members at a Manchester, England performance of The Bodyguard because people were singing along to “I Will Always Lo…

SOURCE: at 12:32AM
Monday, April 17, 2023

Why are British audiences suddenly so out of control? – podcast by Nosheen Iqbal With Alice Saville; Produced By George McDonagh and Solomon King; Executive Producer Homa Khaleeli

From fights at the Bodyguard musical to wild drunken antics at comedy clubs and even heckling at the opera, performers and theatre staff say crowds are getting out of hand. What’s going o…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:24AM
Friday, April 14, 2023

Theatre etiquette: Do you sing-along at musicals? Are we becoming ruder? And what to do about drunk patrons? Toronto ushers weigh in by Glenn Sumi - Special To The Star

Manchester’s Palace Theatre ousting patrons after singing too loud in a performance of ‘The Bodyguard’ has raised questions of manners

SOURCE: Toronto Star at 12:00AM
Tuesday, April 11, 2023

Tuesday briefing: Is there really a crisis in theatre audience behaviour – or is this all overdramatic? by Archie Bland

In today’s newsletter: With reported attacks on ushers and police called to handle overzealous audience participation, some argue the sanctity of the stage is under threat Sign up here for…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:36AM

Former Bodyguard star Beverley Knight supports Alison Hammond after apology for theatre remarks by Isobel Lewis

Knight said police were also called on ‘drunken people fighting’ when she performed in ‘The Bodyguard’

SOURCE: The Independent at 04:12AM
Monday, April 10, 2023

‘We’ve had to stop people fighting and urinating in their seats’: the ugly new side of theatre audiences by Rachael Healy

On Good Friday, police were called to a performance of The Bodyguard – and there have been numerous other examples of audiences behaving badly. With crowds heckling, screaming, livestreami…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:24PM

Beverley Knight speaks out after Alison Hammond apologises over The Bodyguard comments by Isobel Lewis

Knight said police were also called on ‘drunken people fighting’ when she performed in ‘The Bodyguard’

SOURCE: The Independent at 06:36AM

Alison Hammond apologises for ‘making light’ of audience behaviour after The Bodyguard altercation by Isobel Lewis

Presenter joked about loud audiences on ‘Good Morning Britain’, shortly before attendees were kicked out of theatre production in Manchester

SOURCE: The Independent at 04:32AM
Saturday, April 8, 2023

‘Bodyguard’ Musical Halted by ‘Mini-Riot,’ as Rowdy Theatergoers Loudly Singing Along With ‘I Will Always Love You’ Are Dragged Out by Chris Willman

A touring production of the stage version of “The Bodyguard” was brought to a halt and canceled in Manchester, England on Friday night after patrons would not stop singing along with the…

SOURCE: Variety at 01:51PM

The Bodyguard: Police ‘called to Manchester Palace Theatre’ after audience ‘riot’ ends show early by Isobel Lewis

‘I thank everyone who was respectful of the performers and [feel] very, very sorry for those who weren’t,’ said show’s star Melody Thornton

SOURCE: The Independent at 06:42AM
Monday, March 20, 2023

Broadway Who's Who: Heather Headley by JK

This month's honoree is Tony and Grammy Award winner, Heather Headley. With 5 studio albums - two certified Gold - she's made an impact on the music world. With starring roles in such televi…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Reviews: What Are Critics Saying About London's New Musical Sylvia, Starring Beverley Knight? by Logan Culwell-Block

The West End The Bodyguard and The Drifters Girl star leads the company as feminist activist and suffragette Emmaline Pankhurst.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM
Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Suffragette Musical Sylvia Officially Opens World Premiere at London's Old Vic February 14 by Logan Culwell-Block

West End The Bodyguard and The Drifters Girl star Beverley Knight leads the company as feminist activist Sylvia Pankhurst.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM
Saturday, February 11, 2023

Photos: Heather Headley Performs at Carnegie Hall With The New York Pops by Meg Masseron

The one-night-only concert featured selections from across her career, with songs from Aida, The Lion King, The Bodyguard, Into the Woods, and more.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:58PM
Friday, January 27, 2023

Suffragette Musical Sylvia Begins World Premiere at London's Old Vic January 27 by Logan Culwell-Block

West End The Bodyguard and The Drifters Girl star Beverley Knight leads the company as feminist activist Sylvia Pankhurst.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:00AM
Thursday, January 5, 2023

Heather Headley Will Offer Songs From Into the Woods, Wicked, Aida, The Lion King, The Bodyguard, More at Carnegie Hall by Andrew Gans

The Tony winner will join the New York Pops for a one-night-only concert.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:14PM
Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Watch a Sneak Peek of On Your Feet! at Paper Mill Playhouse by Playbill

Tony-winning regional theatre Paper Mill Playhouse will kick off its 2022-23 season with On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan. The stars of the bio musical, Linedy Genao and Br…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:13AM
Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Melody Thornton Will Lead U.K. and Ireland Tour of The Bodyguard Musical by Andrew Gans

Performances will begin in Glasgow in January 2023.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:07AM
Monday, June 13, 2022

The Bodyguard Musical Sets U.K. and Ireland Tour by Raven Brunner

The jukebox musical is based on Lawrence Kasden’s Oscar Award-nominated film starring the late Whitney Houston and features a score made up of her music.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:42PM
Friday, June 3, 2022

The Bodyguard Tour by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The award-winning international smash hit musical The Bodyguard will tour the UK and Ireland opening at Glasgow King’s Theatre on Saturday 28 January 2023. This post The Bo…

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Friday, October 1, 2021

Tony-Winning Scribe Matthew López to Adapt and Direct Red, White & Royal Blue by Caitlin Moynihan

The Inheritance Tony winner Matthew López has been tapped to write and direct a film adaptation of Casey McQuiston's bestelling LGBTQ+ romance novel Red, White & Royal Blue. The featur…

SOURCE: at 05:42PM
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

In the News: Matthew López Will Pen Script for The Bodyguard Remake, Peppermint Will Host Transgender Representation Panel, More by Talaura Harms

Plus; Karen Olivo will lead a new musical theatre training program for BIPOC teens with Project Broadway.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:52PM

The Inheritance Scribe Matthew López to Write Remake of The Bodyguard by Caitlin Moynihan

Matthew López, the Tony-nominated playwright of The Inheritance, is set to write a remake of the Whitney Houston film The Bodyguard for Warner Bros., according to Variety. The new movie, …

SOURCE: at 04:24PM

Tony-Nominee Matthew López Set to Write THE BODYGUARD Film Remake

The Tony-nominated playwright of 'The Inheritance' has been tapped by Warner Brothers to write a new reimagining of the iconic Whitney Houston film.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:06PM
Friday, May 7, 2021

Linzi Hateley Returns to the Narrator in London's Upcoming Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat by Andrew Gans

The Olivier nominee will share the role with The Bodyguard's Alexandra Burke.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:49AM
Friday, April 9, 2021

Alexandra Burke to Play the Narrator in the West End's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat by Caitlin Moynihan

Any dream will do for Alexandra Burke who has joined the cast of the West End revival of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Burke will star as the Narrator in the production, whic…

SOURCE: at 11:32AM
Monday, March 29, 2021

Meet the Cast of Passing Through: Charles Gray by Goodspeed Musicals

PASSING THROUGH on Goodspeed On Demand streams March 15 - April 4, 2021. Click for tickets: Set amidst the rich sounds and diverse tapestry of the American landscape…

SOURCE: YouTube at 07:12PM

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May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards